Great Northern railway

Should be the last of the testing before tomorrow's GNRW operating session.

Video: 

Interesting: the turbine is pulling about 50 vintage cars that I've had for decades with metal trucks and no problems with those shorting as I've had with the recently acquired vintage cars!

UP turbine at Hillyard:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?...amp;feature=youtu.be     

UP turbine at Tye:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?...amp;feature=youtu.be    

UP turbine at Skykomish:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?...amp;feature=youtu.be

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3rd escape track needed some cleaning.

GNRR588

Was having trouble with this spot, last season.  Finally figured out the occasional derailment was due to one rail lower than the other across the wood in the staging yard.

GNRR589

Scaletrains 'museum quality' turbine #4. Very detailed and has an ear piercing turbine, just like the full size.

Classification lights clear/red/green.

cab lights.

GNRR590

Step lights

GNRR591

walkway lights

GNRR592

She just clears the escape track.

GNRR593

Tender has to be disconnected for turntable.

 

GNRR594

Ready for the next run.

GNRR595

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Tonight's GNRW operating session pictures.

Pleased on how the trains ran: only 2 cars that derailed and were removed from the layout.

A railroader brought his PRR decapod(upper train in picture/video).

Video:

Got two trains running parallel to each other.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?...amp;feature=youtu.be    

 

GNRR596GNRR597

GN Z-6 4-6-6-4 has uncoupled from train, used the escape track and, now, heading to the roundhouse.

GNRR598GNRR599

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